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Golden Rule

My philosophy in life is solely patterned from the maxim taught by almost all of the influential figures the world has produced notably Jesus Christ, Confucius, The Dalai Lama to name a few. This quote which I state in a positive phrase goes like this, “Do Unto Others What You Want Others Will Do Unto you”. I always bear this strong and moving maxim in my entire life which basically gives me a reason to reckon the purpose of doing things in their proper order.

My life exists as it is today because of the people who nurtured me and mold my mentality that life is a journey towards seeking perfection which can only be achieved by doing what is essentially right and evading what is essentially wrong. These people that I am referring to are my family.

Truly, the values instilled by my parents are maintained in every corner of my life, which later on help me to fulfill my ardent desires and endeavors. The phrase practically taught a lot of hard lessons in life. I learned to control my feelings, I learned to accept defeat and I learned to value life as it is. It is not that easy to carry on and commit with this philosophy. I was mocked by some, I was betrayed and I was used, simply because of my ideology and vow to this philosophy.

On the brighter side, I take pleasure in the privilege of being a person loved and adored by some and even respected by many, with humility aside. Further, the maxim which I often bear in my mind brings me to what I develop in my life, that is, the sense of volunteerism and the passion for service.

Yes, I admit it is very effortless and free to boast such words but I technically apply it in my daily routines. I learned life the hard way, more appropriate to say, “Been there, done that” way, though premature to say. The embodiment of service and volunteerism is very evident in my life. I just realized that the Divine Providence give me this kind of path simply to help me identify what a flat man lacks-LOVE.

Photo above: a political painting by Norman Rockwell


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